Gerald Leo: Helping SMEs transform through his broadcast interview

News   •   Oct 31, 2018 07:33 +08

A multinational technology company in Singapore partners with the government and associations to aid small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to go digital. Gerald Leo, Director, Commercial Partners and Small Medium Enterprise Group, Microsoft Singapore appeared on ​MONEY FM 89.3 to discuss on what they are doing to support SME through their digital transformation journey.

How to persuade delegates to complete your feedback form

Blog posts   •   Oct 27, 2018 18:18 +08

One of the housekeeping items I usually have to mention when hosting conferences and events is to encourage delegates to complete the feedback form. But few delegates do, and it drives some event managers crazy. They offer parking vouchers, entries into a lucky draw, and more, to incentivise delegates to complete the form. So, what else can you do?

Eleven ways to ensure delegates don't leave your event early

Blog posts   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:23 +08

So, your event is underway, but with each passing hour your audience shrinks. Some delegates leave during the coffee or lunch breaks, others walk out during the plenary sessions or breakouts. This column aims to gather the best ideas to reduce the attrition during your event. What ideas can you contribute?

What Chinese companies could learn from Malaysia’s cancellation of Belt and Road Initiative projects

Blog posts   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:10 +08

The BRI-related problems in Malaysia are, at their core, communications issues. If the structure and benefits of the Chinese BRI investments had been communicated more effectively, they might have continued to enjoy the support of Malaysians even after the government changed.

Krystal Choo tickles listeners with impressive radio interview

News   •   Oct 22, 2018 07:07 +08

Krystal Choo, CEO and Founder of Tickle, caught our ear as she shared her experiences in her recent radio interview - including how she came up with her brand name. She sets a good example not just for women in technology, but for all business leaders.

The death of the private conversation

Blog posts   •   Oct 19, 2018 19:24 +08

There is no such thing as a private conversation anymore. Streaming video live from your smart phone is now so easy, you should expect to be on camera all the time.

Jeffrey Goh: Keeps his cool despite being in 'The Hot Seat'

News   •   Oct 03, 2018 08:35 +08

Our shortlisted candidate for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018 this week brought us back to the eighties with stories on how we used to withdraw cash ... from a post bank. And, despite being in 'The Hot Seat', Group CEO of NETS Jeffrey Goh kept his poise throughout this 17-minute broadcast interview on MONEY FM 89.3.

Anna Haotanto on the power of being vulnerable, telling your story and being authentic

News   •   Sep 25, 2018 11:45 +08

One gripping story to emerge from last week's Singapore International Cyber Week was the hacking of a personal financial literacy portal for women, which was held to ransom to the tune of $150,000. But in telling her story, "The New Savvy" CEO Anna Haotanto also displayed a great deal of media savvy, which is why we have shortlisted her for the Hong Bao Media Savvy Awards 2018.

The forgotten element: how miscommunication threatens the Belt Road Initiative

Blog posts   •   Sep 25, 2018 11:25 +08

When China’s President Xi Jinping first spoke of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in 2013, it marked the beginning of an exciting economic development. But a substantial element of it has been missed, and it is important for companies on the Chinese mainland and elsewhere to stay true to the underlying motivation for the Initiative.

Zenith's Helen Lee reaches the top in her career ...and media interviews

News   •   Sep 18, 2018 12:02 +08

The campaign by successful local business leaders holding signs saying "It did not define me" aims to highlight that you can succeed in life, even without being top of the class in your PSLE. And it's a pretty good indicator of success in media interviews, too, as Zenith's Helen Lee demonstrates.

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12 Nov all day

HBM's Mark Laudi features in Rise Through The Ranks Summit™

Nov 12 - Nov 19
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23 Nov 09:00

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Nov 23, 09:00 - 21:00 +08
138 Robinson Road #21-02 Oxley Tower Lobby 1

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